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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster - Click above for high-res image gallery

We've been all but assured that a convertible version of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was on the way, and now we've got photographic proof of the de-gullwinged drop-top weathering the wintery climes before its reveal in 2010.

Although Mercedes officials haven't divulged much about the SLS cabrio, it's likely to be fitted with a retractable soft-top rather than a folding hard-top in a bid to keep weight in check and retain some of the trunk's capacity. Naturally, the chassis will be fortified to increase rigidity, but considering the SLS AMG was designed from the onset to be both a coupe and a convertible, we suspect the extent of the modifications to be limited and the weight penalty to be minimal.

Some reports indicate that the SLS AMG Roadster could debut as early as the Geneva Motor Show in March, but if we were betting gentlemen, we'd suspect the convertible SLS to debut later in 2010, likely at the Paris Motor Show.

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      • 5 Years Ago
      one problem.... How are the iconic doors gonna open without the roof holding it.. Someone please explain how this might work.. thx
        • 5 Years Ago
        They put hinges on the doors. Convert doesn't have gullwings.

        One solution would be to scissor the doors...LOL!
      • 5 Years Ago
      I'm hoping that it will at least have doors that open like the SLR... and quad exhausts...
      • 5 Years Ago
      I think that this might just improve the look of the back end of this thing. Get rid of that big racked back window but we will just have to wait and see.
      • 5 Years Ago
      How do we know this is really a MB? The badge is covered. It could be a SAAB for all we know.

      CAMO ftw!
        • 5 Years Ago
        yea i dude i think its a new nissan altima. lol.. I really hope you were just kidding!